Fairmount Neighborhood

With dozens of neighborhoods in the Fort Worth area, it’s hard to pick a perfect spot. Nevertheless, this modern-day cowtown has plenty to choose from.

These top five neighborhoods made our list for convenience, fun and community.

This list was put together with the help of Google reviews, neighborhood.com, Yahoo, Facebook Groups, TripAdvisor and local website resources.

1) Arlington Heights

Perfect for families and single millennials, this neighborhood is full of suburban homes, providing personal space while still close to many local attractions. Local attractions include Fort Worth’s collection of tranquil gardens (water, botanical and Japanese), art museums, and scenic parks. It is also close to Cook Children’s Medical Center. Residents enjoy the many attractions, and internal infrastructure perfect for busy commuters.

Location: this neighborhood is bounded by Camp Bowie Boulevard on the North, I-30 on the South and West, and Montgomery Street on the East.

2) Cultural District

Located near Fort Worth’s compact downtown, this neighborhood makes transportation a breeze. The Stockyards National Historic District and Sundance Square are some favorites in this hip neighborhood. Residents claim this area has one of the most complete collection of museums in the United States (several artists agree). Many young families and single professionals reside in the area.

Location: This neighborhood is west of Seventh District and Downtown.

3) Fairmount-Southside Historic District

If history is your thing, this historic neighborhood is sure to charm and please. Covering about one square mile, this historic district is home to a collection of turn of the century housing, platted between 1883 and 1907. It is comprised of 20 subdivisions, with many homes currently being restored to their former glory. Residents claim that Fairmount was and will always be a fashionable place to call home.

Location: The near south side of Fort Worth, its northern border lines right up with the popular Magnolia.

4) Wedgwood

Wedgwood is comprised of several neighborhoods actually- Wedgwood East, South, and Square. One of Fort Worth’s newest neighborhood associations, this neighborhood receives high ratings for being family-friendly, possessing a strong sense of community, and a well-maintained area. Residents love the abundance of stores, restaurants, libraries, and gyms in nearby distances. It's not unusual to see people walking and biking to their destination. 

Location: Southwest part of Fort Worth, most of the streets in Wedgewood begin with a “W”- Wedgmont, Wrigley and Winifred.

5) Mistletoe Heights

It’s been said that Fort Worth Zoo is the best in Texas, as a recent visitor, I wholeheartedly agree. One of the best things about this zoo is the amazing drive through this beautiful area. Mistletoe Heights is just a lion’s roar from the zoo and a short drive to downtown. It is often proclaimed as a must live place for singles and young professionals, especially with its proximity to Texas Christian University. Residents love the wholesome environment and home architecture. 

Location: Mistletoe Heights is perched on bluffs overlooking the Clear Fork of the Trinity River.

Rachel is in her senior year at Texas Tech University with an expected graduation date of Summer 2022. She is majoring in Professional Communication and Media, with a minor in Communication Studies.